Senior Managing Director, Retail
Eric has experience in all aspects of the retail real estate industry, and as a strategic board member, initiated growth strategies and capital formation activities for consumer-oriented businesses in the fashion and food service industries. Eric has direct experience with over 200 retail properties nationally, acting in each role of the operating structure including leasing, marketing, property management, asset management, and construction management.
Experience and Accomplishments
Eric joined JLL in December 2018 and leads the retail initiatives of the Atlanta region. He has been involved in the retail real estate industry since 1992 and is a founder of Healey Weatherholtz Properties.
As an investment manager, Eric created two fully-discretionary real estate private equity funds, generating net-to-investor IRRs exceeding 20%, and established single-asset joint ventures with institutional investors. As an investment sponsor and principal, Eric has acquired and repositioned over 40 properties, focusing on value-add strategies, receiving awards including the Urban Land Institute’s Development of Excellence, the International Council of Shopping Centers’ Gold Award, the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Deal of the Year (twice), the International Interior Design Association’s Best of the Best Award, the CFA’s Commercial Structure of the Year award.
Education and Affiliations
Eric is a graduate of the University of Virginia and a member of the Urban Land Institute (CRC Silver).